Subject: rm -P and strange file systems
To: <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/24/2006 13:18:38
On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 11:48:13AM +0100, Liam J. Foy wrote:

> I shall leave the patch as it is then. I'll commit it later tonight. Any
> desired changes can be committed later on.

Having understood what -P is about now: what does rm -P do when the file
is on LFS, or another file system that never overwrites in-place, but 
allocates a new one?

Related: what does it do when the file is on a filesystem with a 
snapshot (filesystem-implemented or snapshot device implemented)?